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Iran students rank 2nd in int'l math contest

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SHAFAQNA - IRNA:  Iranian students ranked second in the World Mathematics Invitational (WMI). WMI 2018 was held on July 12-16 at Yonsei University, South Korea. In this edition of the contest, the Iranian team comprising 54 male and…

Iran’s Ghoochannejhad quits international duty

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SHAFAQNA - Tehran Times | by Masoud Hossein : Iran national football team striker Reza Ghoochannejhad has retired from international duty on Wednesday. Ghoochannejhad, nicknamed ‘Gucci’, was a member of Iran national football team in…

The Muslims of South Korea

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SHAFAQNA - This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Korean hostage crisis in Afghanistan, which was a turning point in the history of Islam in Korea. Today, South Korean Muslims make up a tiny minority, 0.2 percent, of the predominantly Christian…

S. Korea pins hopes on halal foods to woo Muslim tourists

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SHAFAQNA - South Korea has high hopes that halal food will help breathe new vitality into the local tourism industry hit hard by a sharp drop in Chinese visitors over the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system here. Easy access…

S. Korea to launch Halal certificate system for restaurants

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SHAFAQNA- A South Korean state-run tourism promotion agency is pushing to introduce a "Muslim-friendly certificate" for local restaurants where visitors could be served well-prepared halal food, industry sources said Thursday. According…

South Korea Has 200,000 Muslims, Including 2000 Nationals

SHAFAQNA- This is according to Kim Kwang-jun, the secretary general of the Korean Conference of Religions for Peace, addressing the 5th round of dialogue between the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization’s (ICRO) Center for Interreligious…